11An experienced media and communications trainer, Professor Gaber (right) produces and presents programmes for the BBC and other broadcasters and appears as an expert on news, politics and media issues on BBC TV and radio, Channel Four News, ITV News, Sky News and a range of international broadcasters.

He is a feature writer for the Guardian and other publications and has previously held senior editorial posts (including membership of the Westminster Lobby) at ITN, BBC TV and radio, Channel Four and Sky News.

As a media trainer, he has worked extensively with the corporate and public sectors, political parties, campaigning and voluntary groups, for the European Union and other international organisations, delivering a range of media and communications courses.

Professor Gaber has been a partner in a public sector, communications consultancy and was a media advisor to a number of senior ministers in the Blair Government. Until recently, he was an Independent Editorial Adviser to the BBC Trust and currently represents the UK at UNESCO’s Communications Sector. He has published numerous books, chapters and articles on political communications and is a frequent speaker at conferences in the UK and abroad.


  • Voluntary Sector: The International Diabetes Federation, Action Aid, Islamic Relief, War on Want, Concern Worldwide, Fair Trials Abroad, Barnardos, NCH Action for Children, National Federation of Occupational Pensioners, Pensions and Lifetimes Savings Association and the Soil Association
  • Public Sector: Audit Commission, NHS Information Centre, Food Standards Agency, Royal College of Nursing, Transport for London, Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust, South Staffordshire Housing Association, Peabody Housing, Broxbourne Housing Association, North Britain Housing Association.
  • Government: Government ministers and shadow ministers, Members of Parliament, Members of the European Parliament, European Union, Council of Europe, London Boroughs of Redbridge, Haringey, Barking and Dagenham, Camden and Islington and the Mayor of London’s Office.
  • Academic Sector: Economic and Social Research Council, Arts and Humanities Research Council, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, British Sociological Association, Political Studies Association, Social Research Association, London University’s School of Oriental and African Studies, Institute of Historical Studies, London School of Economics, Goldsmiths College, Institute of Education, School of Pharmacy, Cambridge University Examinations,  College of Social Work and the universities of Sussex, Nottingham, Bedfordshire and Cardiff. He has also worked for a number of leading think tanks including Demos, Institute for Public Policy Research, New Economics Foundation the Social Market Foundation and the National Education Trust.